Is your business planning to exhibit at Autumn Fair 2020? Despite the COVID-19 lockdown, the show is still scheduled for 6-9th September. Its the UK's biggest trade show for gift and home products and a great place to showcase your brand and products, make new contacts and ultimately, drive sales.
How Promotional Bags Attract Trade VisitorsPromotional bags are a practical promotional product – they can be used as a goodie bag filled with branded gifts and marketing materials. Freebies are always popular and people will make a beeline for your stand for a beautiful bag and some free gifts. When other attendees see what you are giving away they will actively seek out your stand to find out more, giving you the opportunity to talk to more potential new customers and generate new sales leads.
- Who is your product aimed at?
- What are the needs of the buyers?
- What are the current trends in your market?
All of these elements will effect the final design of your event bag to ensure they attract the attention of your intended audience. a branded event bag gives a huge space for your brand message, so make sure you think it through and get it right!
It’s Time to Get Organised!
Although Autumn Fair 2020 doesn’t start until 6th September 2019 it is definitely time to start getting organised. The main benefit to starting early is the cost advantage - you'll save approximately 30% on your order. You'll also benefit from lower stress levels as you avoid panic over order deadlines and your bags being delivered on time.
Lead times for SEA orders (lowest-price delivery method) for promotional bags made from Woven or Non-woven PP is approximately 10-12 weeks. So, to get the cheapest delivery for Autumn Fair 2020, please get your orders & artwork to us by 26th June 2019.
Non-woven tote bags start at as little as 42p per unit when you order early. This compares to 63p per unit when you opt for Express delivery which takes 3-4 weeks. For a more accurate price, please download our Non-woven PP Bag Price Guide
If you've really left things till the last minute you'll need a stock cotton or canvas tote bag that will be ready in 7 days.
Smartbags are an approved service partner of bira -the British Indepedent Retailers Association and members get exclusive
discounts. We can also supply a lower minimum quantity.
Order Deadlines for Autumn Fair 2020
Friday 26th June 2019 for cheapest delivery by 4th September.
Dependent on fabric chosen, express orders take 3-8 weeks. Here's a general guide to lead times by fabric:
8 weeks Express: Laminated Woven PP - 50-70% Recycled Content
6 weeks Express: rPET Ecobags
6 weeks Express: Bespoke Cotton, Canvas & Jute Bags
7 Day Turnaround: Stock Cotton, Canvas & Jute Bag
Download Your Free Guide to Event Marketing
For more inspiration on creating a winning promotional bag don't forget to download our Guide To Event Marketing.
It contains case studies showing how different businesses have used event bags to reach their marketing objectives with great success.
Download your copy now and get inspired to take your next event to the next level!